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    • The red-sky enigma over Svalbard in December 2002 

      Sigernes, F.; Lloyd, N.; Hoppe, U.-P.; Degenstein, D.; Shumilov, N.; Moen, J.; Gjessing, Y.; Havnes, O.; Skartveit, A.; Raustein, E.; Ørbæk, J.B.; Deehr, CS (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2005-07-27)
      On 6 December 2002, during winter darkness, an extraordinary event occurred in the sky, as viewed from Longyearbyen (78° N, 15° E), Svalbard, Norway. At 07:30 UT the southeast sky was surprisingly lit up in a deep red colour. The light increased in intensity and spread out across the sky, and at 10:00 UT the illumination was observed to reach the zenith. The event died out at about 12:30 UT. Spectral ...